The eMedia Learn to Play Keyboard bundle combines the acclaimed eMedia Piano and Keyboard Method software with a robust MIDI keyboard. The high quality, touch-sensitive, 49-key MIDI keyboard plays through your computer speakers to make learning piano or keyboard convenient. Great for kids, eMedia's specially designed MIDI keyboard is equipped full-... Click To Read More About This Product
The eMedia Learn to Play Keyboard bundle combines the acclaimed eMedia Piano and Keyboard Method software with a robust MIDI keyboard. The high quality, touch-sensitive, 49-key MIDI keyboard plays through your computer speakers to make learning piano or keyboard convenient.
Great for kids, eMedia's specially designed MIDI keyboard is equipped full-size keys, pitch bend and modulation controllers, a MIDI out port, a USB port, and a sustain pedal input jack. Connect the keyboard to your PC or Macintosh computer's USB port using the included USB cable. The eMedia keyboard's small footprint makes it ideal for use on your computer desk. You don't even need a power adapter, because the keyboard gets its power through the USB cable.
The best-selling Piano and Keyboard Method CD-ROM has over 300 step-by-step lessons including over 70 video demonstrations of keyboard techniques. By using the included MIDI keyboard, you get specific feedback on any playing mistakes, including wrong notes and rhythms, so that you can play better faster.
Features of eMedia Piano and Keyboard Method
Over 100 Songs:
Piano and Keyboard Method features music from classics to popular modern hits to make learning fun! Multitrack audio and colorful MIDI accompaniments enhance the learning experience, and the eMedia Method includes hits popularized by artists such as Billy Joel ("Piano Man"), Elton John ("Candle in the Wind"), Los Lobos ("La Bamba"), Bob Dylan ("Knockin' on Heaven's Door"), Scott Joplin ("The Entertainer"), Ludwig van Beethoven ("Ode to Joy"), Spencer Williams ("Tishomingo Blues") and many others.
Piano Fingering and Guitar Chords:
The piano fingerings help teach you the correct fingering for each note. Guitar chords are included so a friend who is learning guitar can play along with you. Piano fingerings and guitar chords can be toggled on or off for any screen.
Full Motion Video:
Professional piano instructor Irma Irene Justicia, M.A., who has taught at the renowned Juilliard School of Music, guides you with over 70 videos with demonstrations of techniques. Many of the videos include split-screen displays with close-ups for a clearer perspective.
Displays color-coded fingerings as the music plays. You see exactly how to play the song on a keyboard as you hear the music. Music tracking highlights the notes being played on the screen, making it simple to follow along.
Multitrack recorded audio:
High-quality multitrack recorded audio also is included for every song and exercise. Audio playback options include piano only, voice only, and full audio including both piano and voice.
Multitrack recorded audio:
High-quality multitrack recorded audio is included for every song and exercise. Audio playback options include piano only, voice only, and full audio including both piano and voice.
Slows down the audio to any tempo, while the Animated Keyboard shows song fingering as the music plays. You can play along and learn at the pace best suited to your skill level!
MIDI playback options let you select left or right hand only, or a tick metronome track to play along with. Colorful variable-speed MIDI accompaniments are also available and can be fun to play along with!
316 Step-by-Step Lessons:
Arranged in 12 chapters, the keyboard lessons cover the basics such as hand position, rhythm and playing on black keys, then moves on to more advanced concepts such as music notation, sight reading, intervals, chords and scales. On-screen teacher Irma Irene Justicia, M.A., provides clear and friendly music instruction.
Touch-sensitive USB/MIDI keyboard
eMedia Piano & Keyboard Method CD-ROM (300 piano lessons)
Keyboard powered through USB cable - no power adaptor neccesary
Minimum System Requirements:
Pentium PC (or faster)
Windows 95 / 98 / NT / 2000 / Me / XP
CD-ROM drive, sound card, VGA+ display
32 MB of free RAM
Power PC (or faster)
Mac OS 7.5.3+ or Mac OS X 10.2+
CD-ROM drive (1x or faster), VGA+ display
32 MB of free RAM
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